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The Ashley Iles production process

The following video clips show some of the processes we use to make our woodworking tools.


Drawing the blade

Forming the bolster and the tang.

The first operation in making a carving tool is the forming of the bolster and the tang from a rectangular piece of steel. The forging operation is carried out on a spring hammer.

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